Gilkes offer a reputable single source solution for a range of hydropower turbines.  Our range of Pelton, Francis and Turgo Turbines cover low, medium and high head projects capable of generating up to 20MW per unit.  Having manufactured over 6800 turbines, Gilkes offers complete water to wire solutions for small hydroelectric developments. Activities include design, manufacture, installation, commissioning, testing, routine service and plant upgrade.

To meet these challenges, you need a trusted specialist who is able of offer the level of industry-proven knowledge and capability needed to deliver solutions that meet the most demanding of technical specifications and environments.  Working closely with our customers we ensure the highest levels of customer support, product development and cost-effectiveness throughout the life of the product.

With international credentials earned in over 85 countries, a Royal Warrant and 160 years of design and manufacturing experience behind us, we are small enough to be flexible and responsive, whilst large enough to have the technical and engineering competence needed to be one of the world’s leading brands.

With an office based in Tacoma, WA, we serve the North American Small Hydro market directly.